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501 Third Avenue, via Google Maps

Demolition Permits Filed for 499-501 Third Avenue, Kips Bay, Manhattan

Plans for a thirteen-story mixed-use building were first floated in 2016 at 501 Third Avenue, on the 34th Street border between Kips Bay and Murray Hill. While the site has since sat idle, this appears to be changing up. Demolition permits have now been filed for two buildings, at 499 Third Avenue and 501 Third Avenue. Xin Xu of China Overseas Land & Investments Co filed the documents.

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39 West 23rd Street, rendering by COOKFOX

Excavation Begins for Long-Awaited Tower at 41 West 23rd Street, in Chelsea

Anbau Enterprises is officially moving forward on 41 West 23rd Street, in Chelsea, over three years after the site’s re-design passed the Landmark Preservation Commission. Located half a block away from the Flatiron Building and less than two avenues away from four different subway stations on 23rd Street, the lot has been expected to yield something interesting for about a decade, which means actual progress is very welcome.

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110 West 123rd Street in context, design by Shahrish Consulting

New Rendering for 110 West 123rd Street, Harlem

A new design has been revealed for a six-story residential building at 110 West 123rd Street, in Harlem‘s Mount Morris Park Historic District, which is heading to the Landmarks Preservation Commission for review later today. The site is two blocks away from the 125th Street Subway Station on Malcolm X Boulevard, serviced by the 2 and 3 trains. Four blocks further is the Harlem 125th Street Train Station, serviced by Metro-North. Daniel Kimya is the owner, with Big Apple Developers responsible for the project.

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One Manhattan Square, from Williamsburg South Ferry Terminal, by Andrew Campbell Nelson

Tower Crane Comes Down From One Manhattan Square As Exterior Work Nears Completion

Construction on the Lower East Side’s first legitimate skyscraper continues apace. When YIMBY last looked at 252 South Street, i.e. One Manhattan Square, the superstructure had reached its 80th floor, with topping-out officially occurring last September. Now, only a dozen floors of cladding remain before its exterior is complete. Extell Development is responsible for development, with Lendlease responsible for construction.

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